27 February 2024
Retaining a tourist accommodation development would benefit the New Forest environmentally and economically, an appeal has argued.
25 January 2024
Work is set to begin soon on converting Ashurst Hospital into a children’s wellbeing centre and a 70-bed care home.
09 January 2024
A former police officer from the New Forest charged with 29 historical misconduct and sex offences has pleaded guilty to 17 of them.
05 December 2023
A former police officer from the Forest charged with 29 historical misconduct and sex offences at stations across the county has appeared in court.
09 November 2023
The former Ashurst Hospital site looks set to be redeveloped into a children’s wellbeing centre and 70-bed care home.
02 November 2023
Green-fingered volunteers are celebrating after three New Forest railway stations won Stations in Bloom awards.
01 November 2023
The charges relate to 18 complainants, who were aged between 17 and 31 at the time of alleged incidents.
12 October 2023
A water firm has said no customers have been affected by water supply issues despite a pump failure this morning (Thursday).
25 September 2023
The founders of one of the New Forest’s top tourist attractions have celebrated its 40th anniversary with a party for past and present staff.
04 September 2023
Two men were arrested over alleged class A drugs offences after police spotted a suspected “exchange”.
10 August 2023
A care home in Ashurst has been told it must improve after Care Quality Commission inspectors raised concerns over resident abuse and risk management.
25 July 2023
A New Forest man who stalked a woman and threatened her in her home has been jailed for six months.
12 July 2023
The A35 Redbridge Causeway will no longer be closed to traffic this weekend after a £25 million roadwork scheme progressed faster than anticipated.
05 July 2023
Ticket offices are set to be shut at railway stations across the New Forest and Christchurch in a move to “modernise” service for commuters.
28 June 2023
A young actor from the New Forest has spoken of her excitement at appearing in a BBC drama which highlights disability.
09 May 2023
A driver clocked at more than double the speed limit was among 21 caught in three crackdowns on the main road through Ashurst in a week.
05 May 2023
Paralympian Aaron Phipps will open an outdoor play area with disability friendly features like a wheelchair swing at Longdown Activity Farm, Ashurst.
18 April 2023
Police are appealing to find the owners of suspected stolen gear found in a suspicious car in Calmore.
17 April 2023
New Forest drivers using the Redbridge Causeway this week have some relief as planned lane closure have been put back.
17 April 2023
A multimillion pound project to widen the A326 to reduce congestion is in “serious doubt” due to rising costs, a county councillor has claimed.